Qikiqtani Truth Commission (English): Thematic Reports and Special Studies 1950-1975 (Paperback)

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Qikiqtani Truth Commission (English): Thematic Reports and Special Studies 1950-1975 (Paperback)

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For many years, Inuit Elders in the Qikiqtani (Baffin) region have been haunted by a deep sense of loss as they remember how their lives changed in the decades after 1950.

The thematic reports and special studies in this collection explore themes that emerged during the work of the Qikiqtani Truth Commission. What started as an inquiry into the slaughter of sled dogs quickly grew to include other experiences of profound colonial change.

Commissioned by the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, this book and the companion volume of community histories weave together testimonies and documents collected during the Qikiqtani Truth Commission in the hopes of achieving Saimaqatagiiniq, peace between past opponents.


Product Details ISBN: 9781927095638
ISBN-10: 1927095638
Publisher: Inhabit Media
Publication Date: April 25th, 2014
Pages: 552
Language: English